Rhode Island Tercentenary Issue
First Day Cover
300th Anniversary of the Settlement of Rhode Island
Issued on May 4, 1936 in Providence, RI - Scott #777
Unofficial Town Cancel -
Forestdale, Rhode Island
John B. Kilton Cachet - Planty #777-61L
The Post Office at
(North Smithfield Township,
Providence County) was
established on July 31, 1890 under
Postmaster Ernest A. Mowry. This post office is
currently in operation. The Postmaster is listed in
"Rhode Island Postal History: The Post Offices"
as Ernst A. Mowry.
This is in error as he is
listed in the
Woonsocket directory as
Ernest A. Mowry and his
occupation is given as grocer and postmaster.
He is listed as living on
Check List of Rhode Island Post
Offices 1790-1994 - Del Beaudreau
Rhode Island Postal History: The Post Offices - Merolla, Jackson